We are proud to announce that Prof. Dr. Steven Heymsfield and Prof. Dr. Maria Cristina Gonzalez are joining us to talk about the fundamental and practical applications of body composition methods, the development of body composition assessment over time, and cutoffs for body composition techniques and related dilemmas.
Furthermore, distinguished speakers will join us to discuss the clinical application of different body composition methods in a variety of patient groups.
Please complete your registration below. The registration fee is €100, and lunch is included. The symposium will take place at Auditorium P. Brouwer – Building A, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Jette, Belgium.
8:15 Walk-in with coffee at Auditorium P. Brouwer (building A)
9:00 Welcome and opening by prof. dr. Harriët Jager-Wittenaar
9:05 Prof. dr. Steven B. Heymsfield
The use of medical imaging in body composition: an overview of past, present and future perspectives
9:50 Prof. dr. Aldo Scafoglieri
The do's and don'ts of DXA reporting in body composition
10:20 Coffee break
10:50 Dr. Martine Sealy
Muscle mass and muscle quality in CT images at all vertebra levels
11:20 Dra. Jona Van den Broeck
Muscle mass by MRI in healthy adults
11:50 Prof. dr. Bert Raeymaekers
Clinical applications of MRI scans: uses and technical procedure
12:20 Lunch break in Agora (Building R)
13:20 Prof. dr. Maria Cristina Gonzalez
Decoding low muscle mass: The body composition puzzle?
14:05 Drs. Wesley Visser
Ultrasound techniques for body composition assessment in nephrology
14:35 Coffee break
15:05 Prof. dr. Stany Perkisas
Standardization of the application of ultrasound in the future and its clinical application in geriatric patients
15:35 Final remarks and closing by prof. dr. Harriët Jager-Wittenaar
15:40 Meet the experts